"I was always concerned that the further we moved from what we knew, the greater the danger we'd disappear up our own arses. I couldn't cope with being called a pretentious prat."
- Larry looking back on the Discotheque videoshoot, 2005
did you know
Get On Your Boots is about Bono taking his family on vacation to France and witnessing warplanes flying overhead at the start of the Iraq War. The chant "let me in the sound" was developed late in the recording sessions and became a theme throughout parts of the album.